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Old 04-22-07, 05:41 PM
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Okay, so I've gotten frustrated to the point where I'm making a thread for it. I'm still working with my straight cable and for some reason the cable is not going into my lever right. The cable won't go into the lever right, and the metal part of it sticks out and just won't go in. What's the deal?
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Old 04-22-07, 05:50 PM
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Old 04-22-07, 06:07 PM
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Old 04-22-07, 06:11 PM
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Old 04-22-07, 06:17 PM
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Of my bike?
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Old 04-22-07, 06:18 PM
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Old 04-22-07, 06:21 PM
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You wish. All mine.
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She looks to young and fragile to me, I would feel like I would hurt her.
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Old 04-22-07, 06:29 PM
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No, she's just young. She's not going to break.
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That looks scary.
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Old 04-22-07, 10:45 PM
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Thats me tackling some guy coming out of a ruck.
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post pictures on the lever where the cable wont go in

ive never heard of not being able to get the ball end in, unless you just gave yourself no slack to do so...
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Old 04-23-07, 08:31 AM
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ive never heard of not being able to get the ball end in, unless you just gave yourself no slack to do so...
This is true. Did you screw all the barrel adjusters as far into the cable guides as they would go, that should give you enough slack to put the cable in, then you can re-adjust them to your liking.

That probly doesn't make sense but yeah.
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Old 04-23-07, 12:50 PM
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Yeah, I did, but it's just not right. For example, when I pull the lever, it goes to where it should start out. I'll try to take some pictures.
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Are your brake springs set up right?
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I believe so. The cable hanger is a little crooked, but the brakes themselves have never been touched.
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Okies, just take pics and we'll see
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more tension in the springs?
tighten with the barrel adjuster?
cable is well lubed so there is little friction?
make sure the metal jib in the cable isn't bent out of shape so it can properly fit into the barrel adjuster.

other than that, you're dooOOMed.
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No lube on the cable yet, and nothing is bent. Everything is tight. I just have to take pictures. It's probably something stupid I overlooked.
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Take some freaking pictures.

And then put them on Paint and circle and point to the problems.

Word.
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Old 04-24-07, 05:33 PM
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Okay, figured out the problems, but now the cable is too short to reach.
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I didn't do it.
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Wow... It's a damn straight cable. Not rocket science....
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